Hiroshige -- "Bow-shaped Crescent Moon"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Bow-shaped Crescent Moon"
Date Originally published 1832; (later "re-strike" edition,
ca 1950's).
Series "Twenty-eight Moonlight Views"
("Tsuki Niju-hakkei no Uchi")
Publisher Oedo Mokuhansha (Tokyo, active ca1950-70's)
(aka Uedo Mokuhansha)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 7/8 x 15
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to trees and bridge; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors--printed on nicely age-toned paper. (Flawless.)
Reference/Illus Museum of Fine Arts, Boston #21.6790.
Comments A dramatic image of Monkey Bridge spanning between two high cliffs; faithfully re-carved and hand-printed.
Item # EG-984
Price $295